Lifelong Learning

IEC was founded by a Professor of Economics and his appreciation for lifelong learning is a core cultural value of the firm. We believe that both continuous and diverse learning is the key to wisdom and ultimately success.

Below are a few books that have inspired us internally.

The Outsiders: Eight Unconventional CEOs and Their Radically Rational Blueprint for Success

by William N. Thorndike

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

by Angela Duckworth

The Man Who Solved the Market: How Jim Simons Launched the Quant Revolution

by Gregory Zuckerman

What You Do Is Who You Are: How to Create Your Business Culture

by Ben Horowitz

Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High

by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, and Al Switzler

Trillion Dollar Coach: The Leadership Playbook of Silicon Valley’s Bill Campbell

by Eric Schmidt, Jonathan Rosenberg, and Alan Eagle

Investing: The Last Liberal Art

by Robert Hagstrom